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originally posted by: Mumbotron
a reply to: IShotMyLastMuse
More evidence that one shouldn't attempt to start a thread after a night out drinking.
"We are outraged," she said. "For the first time ever, we are ashamed to be Canadian."
"They had no interest in me helping. I said, 'I hope I find him before you do.'
"In retrospect, I wish I had begged them not to kill him."
Not long after, her brother was dead, shot and killed by police while lying down with a gun pointed toward the door of the cabin, she said.
"Four days in the bush without food or water. He had not committed any serious crime. He was weak and could have been sleeping on his front with his gun. The ERT 'interaction' was that they open fired and killed my brother.
"He was executed."
The de Groot family, she said, is "an average Canadian family. If this can happen to us, this can happen to you."
She described her "bright, intelligent" brother as a man who had gradually rebuilt his life after a workplace accident in 1994 and then, three years later, a massive brain aneurysm. He also had suffered six post-surgery grand mal seizures, in which he broke several bones, she said